Publish On 11/05/23, By Adminsahil
Delhi Police has arrested a 25-year-old man for defrauding people by posing as an Ola electric scooter dealer.
The accused created fake advertisements on Google and duped unsuspecting people, demanding payments for bookings.
The accused was identified as Rajendra Sharma Panda and was nabbed after a victim registered an FIR at Cyber Dwaraka police station.
The accused transferred the victims' money to his HDFC bank account and later withdrew it from an ATM.
The bank accounts were registered in Panda's name, but he was no longer living at the registered addresses given to the bank.
The police analyzed the accused's call records and found out that he was living in Dombivali East in Thane.
Panda admitted to the crime, and this case highlights the growing menace of fake advertisements on trusted platforms like Google.
Fake advertisements pose a significant threat to the public, and it is essential to have better solutions to address such issues.
It is crucial for everyone to be vigilant while dealing with online advertisements and to ensure that the source is reliable.
With collective efforts, we can prevent such incidents from happening and make the internet a safer place.